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Housing demand outpaces supply in June

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Friday, July 13, 2012

With the housing market stabilizing, Oregon buyers waiting for the market to bottom out are now preparing to buy.

 

Downtown Portland beach proposed

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Friday, July 13, 2012

A Portland man has filed a petition with the Parks Department to establish a beach at the Hawthorne Bowl on Portland's waterfront.

 

Intel parking garage plans irk neighbors

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Friday, July 13, 2012

Intel wants to build the largest parking garage in Hillsboro for its D1X research factory but didn't inform the nearby 160 households.

 

OSU researchers study threat to coral reefs

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Friday, July 13, 2012

Oregon State University Researchers are studying two viruses that are affecting coral reef ecosystems globally.

 

Portland Smart Park rates up 40%

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Friday, July 13, 2012

Downtown Portland Smart Park garage rates raised this month to match city meter rates for the first four hours.

 

Economic growth slow, Fed chief says

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Friday, July 13, 2012

The Federal Reserve is trying to keep the economy on a path toward recovery, said a Fed bank chief in Portland.

 

Petitioners sue over invalidated marijuana signatures

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

A lawsuit was filed alleging that Secretary of State Kate Brown improperly invalidated signatures on a proposed ballot measure to legalize marijuana.

 
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